25 days in Tasmania Itinerary

25 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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1
Launceston
— 5 nights
2
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 4 nights
3
Strahan
— 1 night
4
Hobart
— 6 nights
5
Bruny Island
— 3 nights
6
Orford
— 1 night
7
Coles Bay
— 4 nights

5
nights
Launceston

Launceston ©
Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Get in touch with nature at Cataract Gorge Reserve and St Columba Waterfall. Woolmers Estate and Brickendon Colonial Farm Village will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Launceston: Pyengana Dairy (in Pyengana), Mole Creek Caves (in Mole Creek) and Alum Cliffs (in Chudleigh). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley, take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls, take in the views from Alexandra Suspension Bridge, and explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery.

Before you visit Launceston, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Devonport to Launceston is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 8°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Longford, Pyengana Dairy, Mole Creek Caves, Alum Cliffs, St Columba Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley

4
nights
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park ©
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Marion's Lookout Walk as well as Cradle Mountain. Step out of the city life by going to Dove Lake Circuit and Devils @ Cradle. Get out of town with these interesting Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park side-trips: Waratah (Whyte Hills Lookout & Philosopher Falls) and Hellyer Gorge (in Parrawe). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake St. Clair, admire the masterpieces at Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery, hike along The Overland Track, and stroll through Shadow Lake Circuit Walk.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Launceston to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. On the 27th (Wed), you're off to Strahan.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Waratah, Hellyer Gorge
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Marion's Lookout Walk ©
Marion's Lookout Walk
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain

1
night
Strahan

Strahan ©
Combine breathtaking nature and genuine hospitality, wrap it up in small-town scenery, and you get Strahan, Tasmania.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Strahan sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Strahan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Thu) before leaving for Hobart.

Things to do in Strahan

Museums
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Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

6
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
You've added Hobart Convict Penitentiary, Roaring 40s Kayaking, The Observatory Bar, and other attractions to your itinerary. Cascades Female Factory Historic Site and Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. It doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington and appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hobart visit planner.

Traveling by car from Strahan to Hobart takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Hobart are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Wed) before leaving for Bruny Island.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Port Arthur Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) ©
Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

3
nights
Bruny Island

Bruny Island ©
Vacations on Bruny Island ensure a chance to spot local wildlife, like penguins, many different birds, and echidnas.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Get Shucked Oyster Bar, Bruny Island Honey and Bruny Island Chocolate Company. Escape the urban bustle at South Bruny National Park and Fluted Cape Trail. Museum-lovers will get to explore Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration and Bruny Island History Room. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at The Neck, do a tasting at Bruny Island Premium Wines, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Bruny Lighthouse, and relax in the rural setting at Bruny Island Berry Farm.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Bruny Island road trip planning website.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Hobart to Bruny Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. December in Bruny Island sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Orford.

Things to do in Bruny Island

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
South Bruny National Park ©
South Bruny National Park
The Neck ©
The Neck
Cape Bruny Lighthouse ©
Cape Bruny Lighthouse

1
night
Orford

Orford ©
Orford is a village on the east coast of Tasmania, Australia 73 kilometres north-east of Hobart. On the 7th (Sat), learn about winemaking at Darlington Vineyard, then experience rural life at Twamley Farm, then get great views at Three Thumbs Lookout, and finally stroll through Raspins Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Orford vacation maker tool.

You can drive from Bruny Island to Orford in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Orford

Wineries · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Twamley Farm
Highlights from your plan
Darlington Vineyard ©
Darlington Vineyard
Raspins Beach ©
Raspins Beach
Twamley Farm ©
Twamley Farm

4
nights
Coles Bay

Coles Bay ©
Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Get some historical perspective at Cape Tourville Lighthouse and Spiky Bridge. Step out of the city life by going to Freycinet National Park and Wineglass Bay Lookout. Venture out of the city with trips to Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook), Tasmanian Wool Centre. (in Ross) and St Marys (St Marys Cranks and Tinkerers, Gone Rustic Studio and Gallery, &more). There's much more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, join in the after-dark buzz at Kings Fine Art Gallery, and do a tasting at Craigie Knowe Vineyard.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay road trip website.

Drive from Orford to Coles Bay in 1.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Cranbrook, St Marys, Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Spiky Bridge, Kings Fine Art Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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